About

Tina Makris is a teacher, trainer and counselor. She is certified and experienced in positive, force-free dog behavior through a WHolistic Ayurveda-based approach to natural dog-human relationships.

Tina is registered with the Association for Professional Dog Trainers, approved by the American Kennel Club and remains current with continuing education in behaviorism, dog cognition, dog-human psychology and natural nutrition. Intuitive Hound Behavior and Training Services include consultations, training and coaching via private in-home and distance deliveries; training packages for puppies and dogs; and discussions, workshops and public speaking. Intuitive Hound is bonded and insured.

A positive, force-free and personalized approach through empathy, art and science.

Tina’s methodology is to generate an awareness that each dog has their own individual personality. Every dog is unique and and every human is unique so it is essential that each dog-human relationship be rooted and developed in a balance of clear communication, trust and understanding. Intuitive Hound was founded on this belief through a personalized and WHolistic Ayurveda-based approach to living a healthy, natural and bonded life with dogs.

Ayurveda is a 5000-year-old wellness philosophy and living practice rooted in the idea that all beings are created of different combinations of energies or the Five Elements – air, space, fire, water and earth. The living practice of Ayurveda seeks to treat each being’s unique body, mind, and spirit using a comprehensive WHolistic approach. This approach emphasizes nutrition, herbal remedies, movement and stillness to maintain a natural balance. Tina has organized this approach by identifying a dog’s Individual MindBody Type and creating a Personalized Natural Living Plan to regain an overall balanced, healthy and natural way of living.

Every dog is unique and every human is unique so it is essential that each dog-human relationship be rooted in a balance of clear communication, trust and understanding.

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